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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I have the same experience with indys. They...

I have the same experience with indys. They charge very similar to dealerships and use the dealer quoted hours to get their estimates. However, if I find a indy that doesn't specialize in german...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Does it matter much if you're changing every...

Does it matter much if you're changing every 5-7.5k miles instead of the 15k OCI? I think the approved engine oils are if you're doing 15k OCI but if you're changing it way before that, the Mobil 1...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Doug is right. The right side inner taillight on...

Doug is right. The right side inner taillight on the tailgate may need to be replaced.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By boostedX5SAV
You mean launch, not lunch.. you'd be better off...

You mean launch, not lunch.. you'd be better off manually shifting as you can shave off a few tenths off your time. Do like you described, Rev the engine to 2.5-3k rom and launch the car.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I thought you could have added the prepaid...

I thought you could have added the prepaid maintenance without adding extended warranty.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,524
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Like edycol said above, you need LL-04 for the...

Like edycol said above, you need LL-04 for the Diesel engines.

If you have the N55, then that oil would be great.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Why not use the DWS for year round use? It is...

Why not use the DWS for year round use? It is pretty good on snow but of course not as good as dedicated snows in the winter.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I got a chip on my windshield and was replaced...

I got a chip on my windshield and was replaced under insurance with Pilkington Glass by Safelite. I don't have HUD but the rain sensing wipers work. I paid $50 deductible and Safelite came to my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Are you on the original battery? May be time to...

Are you on the original battery? May be time to have it replaced.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Yes I am. If you have Ard's numbers, then you...

Yes I am. If you have Ard's numbers, then you should be good. I myself used an Indy and the followed my wishes and got me the exact specs I wanted.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By boostedX5SAV
See this thread for the alignment specs. Use any...

See this thread for the alignment specs. Use any shop you want. Make sure you tell them you want the alignment as close as possible to those specs. Make sure you see the "AFTER" measurements.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-18-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,276
Posted By boostedX5SAV
The manufacturer recommends changing it at 60k....

The manufacturer recommends changing it at 60k. Bmw lifetime really means 100k...

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I think that is good. From my experience, the...

I think that is good. From my experience, the front camber can't be adjusted without doing some modification to it

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,276
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I bought my car new and was delivered/picked up...

I bought my car new and was delivered/picked up from the dealership end of Decebmer 2011. The reliability issues I've had was Oil Filter Gasket leak, Oil Pan Filter Gasket leak, power liftgate...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,620
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Here is the information from NHTSA's website: ...

Here is the information from NHTSA's website:

March 2, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V138000
Front Driveshaft Universal Joint may Fail
If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Ok sorry, keep getting you guys mixed up. This...

Ok sorry, keep getting you guys mixed up. This particular board is more diesel than the others I visit. I'll move along.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Amazon or Walmart is your friend. 5 qts for $25....

Amazon or Walmart is your friend. 5 qts for $25. Right now I'm using Castrol Edge SYNTEC which is basically the what BMW used before switching to Shell. I have a few quarts remaining for one more oil...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,620
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Haha! I was reading that too and laughed a bit.

Haha! I was reading that too and laughed a bit.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,620
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Yes! Finally x2. Thank you for posting this. ...

Yes! Finally x2. Thank you for posting this.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I have a 3 ton floor jack from Harbor Freight...

I have a 3 ton floor jack from Harbor Freight that I use to lift up the car. I've used it on a BMW X5, Toyota Sienna and Toyota 4runner. Obviously, the BMW X5 is the heaviest at 5,000 lbs (2.5 tons).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By boostedX5SAV
oil leak could be the oil filter gasket or the...

oil leak could be the oil filter gasket or the oil pan gasket. they are both expensive to repair...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Sorry to hear about your accident. I'm surprised...

Sorry to hear about your accident. I'm surprised by how much it costs to repair these cars. I was involved in a low speed driver rear end collision and I am looking at an estimate of $4,000 that the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I've seen people say their water pumps failed at...

I've seen people say their water pumps failed at 80k. I'm more a believer that water pumps fail based on running time. I drive mostly city, had mine failed at 53k miles, 5 years after date of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I have a feeling the water pump is more based on...

I have a feeling the water pump is more based on time running versus car mileage. If a car was running mostly in the city, the water pump will fail at lower mileage.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By boostedX5SAV
If you do have to replace the turbo, might I...

If you do have to replace the turbo, might I interest you in Pure Turbo Stage 1 or 2???
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